Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russia: A Provincial History

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After the collapse of the Romanov dynasty in February 1917, Russia was subject to an eight month experiment in democracy. Sarah Badcock studies its failure through an exploration of the experiences and motivations of ordinary men and women, urban and rural, military and civilian. Using previously neglected documents from regional archives, this text offers a history of the revolution as experienced in the two Volga provinces of Nizhegorod and Kazan. Badcock exposes the confusions and contradictions between political elites ...

Politics and the People in Revolutionary Russia: A Provincial History 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521182256

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